I'd like to thank ....

posted on 1st of march, 2013

I'm sure we're all aware that the Academy Awards were held last Sunday.

What some may not be aware of, is the Dorian's were awarded the same day.

I am pleased to announce the winners for the first annual Best of Dreamstime awards.

Congratulations Bcritchley
After taking the Assignment award for Best Going Mobile
Autumn Forest Path is Awarded Best Set Design
with a record number 11 net new sales.

And the award for Best Cinematography goes to
for Sunlight Mist Trees
(okay to be fair, this was the only entry in this category -
but still a worthy winner!)

Interesting developments in the Best Make-Up and Best Costume categories. We had one double entry and a tie in both categories,
so I'll give Honorable Mentions to

Rosedarc's Family
for Best Costume

Igooana's Sexy Executive Woman with Bodypaint
for Best Make-Up

and Clearvista's Happy Elderly Rocker
for Best Costume and Best Make-Up
(so you needed that penguin suit after all!)

I'm sure it comes as no surprise to see
Wisconsinart run away with Best Special Effects
for UFO Alien Abduction on Mobile Cell Phone

And congratulations Enigmacypher
for winning Best Actor or Actress
for Worried Baby Holding Head

And now the moment we've all been waiting for,
and unlike the Oscars I won't make you sit through 4 hours of inane stuff to hear it,
The Award for Best Picture 2012 goes to

Georgeskyrillos for
Pink Water Pig

Congrats Georges, and you'll see your 5 credit purchase today.

Many thanks to all who played the game with me. I'll try to start this earlier next year to see if we can get more participants. K-

Comments (11)

Posted by Rosedarc on March 04, 2013
Thanks Karen, that was fun :-)
Posted by Enigmacypher on March 04, 2013
On behalf of the "worried baby", I would like to thank Karen for hosting these awards and all participants for submitting images and voting. Our little actress is busy honing her method acting skills and is looking forward to future performances.
Posted by Lejoch on March 02, 2013
Congrats to the winners!
Posted by Igordabari on March 01, 2013
Ladies and Gentlmen!

I am very proud to be awarded. For me it's the first photo-award in my life and it's both pleasured and unexpected.

I also grateful to Karen for the brilliamt idea and having fun.

Thank you, Karen!
Posted by Egomezta on March 01, 2013
Great awards, congratulations for your idea. Next year I'll be ready to participate.
Posted by BCritchley on March 01, 2013
Many many thanks Karen for the fun :)
Posted by Karenfoleyphotography on March 01, 2013
Beautiful speeches so far - and no one has been given the Jaws theme song yet ....

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Georges, I picked this beauty to award the prize money to.
Posted by Georgeskyrillos on March 01, 2013
I lost my speech paper it seems!
I'd like to thank Karen, the prize giver and the creative mind behind this ceremony. & of course my wife for being the inspiration (& the nagger) behind my water images, thanks Eliane.

(Karen, the pink pig is not available for 5 credits so if you want, pick another winner to buy from)
Posted by Perstock on March 01, 2013
Great idea!
And in Sweden we are happy for Searching for Sugar man :-)
Posted by Elianehaykal on March 01, 2013
What a fun game and idea Karen!! & that speech by Clearvista was very emotional lol :D
I just called Georges to tell him :)
Posted by Clearvista on March 01, 2013
Well I would just like to say thank you for this unexpected award. I knew my model was extremely talented but no way did I expect him to get any award. I am completely unprepared to give a speech as you can probably tell. I would like to thank you Karenfoleyphotography for arranging this special night, one which I will never forget. Sorry I feel quite emotional now, please pass the tissues. Thank you. Sob. I would also like to thank my parents for having me and also my very clever make up artist, who made the elderly man look younger for just one day. Sob, sorry, thank you.

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Photo credits: Brett Critchley, Clearvista, Cheryl - Annette Parker, Georges Kyrillos, Ana Maria Tanasescu, Igor Sokalski, Karen Foley, Rozenn Leard, Wisconsinart.

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